Monday, August 4, 2014

Training 7.28.14 - Chicago Marathon W9

Monday 7/28 - Cross train || 2.7 miles || 30:00, 11:11p || Elliptical Course 1 Level 3
I was supposed to do this yesterday, but couldn't fit it in, so 30 minutes today it was.


Tuesday 7/29 - Run || 4 miles || 40:20, 10:05p || 59* and 90 humidity
Not much to report. 4 miles done! Splits 10:59/10:41/10:10//9:44. 4/184.7


Wednesday 7/30 - Run || 7 miles || 1:07:02, 9:34p || 60* 90% humidity
5.5 outside, then went straight to the treadmill for the last 1.5. My husband had to leave for work early so I had to get back to the house; you know I was booking it because the last 5K of my outdoor mileage was in 28:12...and my 5K PR is 29:56. Oops. Didn't mean to go quite THAT fast, although I did need to rush the mileage to get it in. I'll run a very slow recovery run tomorrow!   11/191.7


Thursday 7/31 - Run || 4 miles || 41:46, 10:26p || 57*, and 80 humidity
Slow run to make up for Wednesday...was trying to go close to LSD pace. Splits 11:31/10:31/10:07/9:30. 15/195.7.


Friday 8/1 - Rest
Friday rest day.


Saturday 8/2 -  Run || 15 miles || 2:40:14, 10:41p || 72*, and 80 humidity
Bad runs happen. The first 11 miles were okay...the last 4 I walked every half a mile and only hit 11mm. Meh. I am going to write this off as it being much sunnier and warmer in combo than I am used to, but this sucked and had me going, "There's no way I can run 11.2 more miles, crap!" But I was actually much less sore than I was the prior week, I think I just wimped out. Mental toughness fail....30/210.7


Sunday 8/3 - Cross train || 2.7 miles || 30:00, 11:03p || Elliptical Course 1 Level 3
I was supposed to do an hour, but kind of wanted to skip this (my husband was out of town from mid day Saturday until Sunday night...I decided I wasn't missing XT again this week and I am glad I got it in. 

Total: 30 miles run, 5.38 ellipticalled. Full Moon Half next weekend - very excited!

7 comments:

  1. Looks like your training is going great, Heather. Best of luck on the half next weekend!

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  2. Awesome work out week! good luck for your half this weekend!

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    1. Thank you, and thanks - looking forward to it!

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  3. I haven't been able to check out your training in a little while - I love seeing how fast you're running these days! Does it feel totally awesome???

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    1. It feels weird! Haha! I love it, but I look at my time and go...wait did I really go as many miles as this said? Because that doesn't seem like enough time! I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop to be honest.

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  4. Yeah, maybe you walked a little bit after 11 miles, but you still did 15 freaking miles. BE PROUD! Have a BIG slice of pizza :)

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